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Nha Trang Water Puppet Theater

Open Now: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Vietnamese culture at its best

This show is probably one of many things that keeps the Vietnamese culture alive. They host 2 shows... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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Very Fun

I was so surprised at how much I enjoyed this show. When I was in Hanoi, some people I met talked... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Kelly L
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Jun 18, 2018
“Vietnamese culture at its best”
Apr 12, 2018
“Very Fun”
Don't leave Nha Trang without seeing a Water Puppet Theater show. These musical stories portrayed are of historical legends and folk tales. These ever-popular performances are given by a troupe of talented actors and accompanied by a traditional...more
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46 Tran Phu, phuong Loc Tho, Nha Trang 058, Vietnam
+84 58 3527 828
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 February 2015

On a recent visit with family to Nha Trang we had heard about the traditional Vietnamese water puppet theatre which had just opened at the Cultural House on Tran Phu. Intrigued and curious we bought tickets(very cheap) for the show.The performance runs for approximately 60...More

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Ken P, Manager at Nha Trang Water Puppet Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015

Thanks for your review! It's very helpfull

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This was the first time that we watched a water puppet show. The language of the show is Vietnamese so we did not understand is. The dragon "dance/play" had a really interesting show, we loved it! This is a goood program for a rainy weather....More

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Ken P, Tổng giám đốc at Nha Trang Water Puppet Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Thanks a lot for your review MiuMacska! We'll try to edit all shows for you & your friend easier understand! Happy new year to MiuMacska!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This show is probably one of many things that keeps the Vietnamese culture alive. They host 2 shows daily. The show is full of lights, dance and music. Thought the show is in Vietnamese language its easy to understand what they are trying to depict....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I was so surprised at how much I enjoyed this show. When I was in Hanoi, some people I met talked about how unusual the puppet theatre was there, and didn't speak highly of it so when I got to Nha Trang and had some...More

2  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

After traveling the whole country by motorbike from one capital to the other arriving to this night performance in Hanoi was the most emotional experience we had. Great live musicians! Simple but very power and meaningful.

Thank Amora m
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Water Puppet... new for us & Yes we enjoyed it, good for family with kids, near night market. They have 3 shows/day, $7.5/pax. They use local language but easy to understand what they are showing. Must try with kids and well time spend.

1  Thank Ashraful_Prince
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Fantastic show, giving a good insight into country life. I would really recommend going to see this show.

Thank carolinelincoln63
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Kids enjoyed it and the show is about 45mins. 170k for adults and 150k for kids. Downside is that those below 1m still needs to pay. There are four shows a day and the whole play is in Vietnamese. Should have some English subtitles for...More

2  Thank timtok1212
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Missed the water puppet show here in Naha Trang (that's ok we saw it in Hanoi) but got the coffee and boy was it good!!!! Get a flat white and an espresso and that mixed together is the equivalent of a flat whit in Australia...More

Thank escapewithkitty
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We have just been and it was so worth it. A bit of Vietnamese culture and a great venue. So talented and got a surprise to see how many people were behind the scene. The whole family enjoyed it. Even though we couldn't understand the...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were really blown away , a great show, and even humorous. Tells a story and you can follow it all the way. Would recommend this.

Thank WendyPk
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Let's get this out of the way: for what it offers, the price is almost outrageous. The show in itself is very nice, although very short and honestly, it's nothing to write home about. The music is the most enjoyable part. The puppeteer's choreographies are...More

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5 February 2017|
Response from WendyPk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no we took cash but didn't need it